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11 05, 2017

When to Call an Innovation Firm

By | May 11th, 2017|Innovation|1 Comment

Change is difficult, and changing for the better rarely happens out of virtue. When prospects reach out we know only one fact: They want to change something in their organizational mix and grow and want help. Often the need is an unexpressed and even unconscious urge for the company or nonprofit. Sometimes the board demands [...]

5 05, 2017

The single biggest reason why startups succeed

By | May 5th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

One of the most complicated questions to answer in business is why some ideas succeed and others fail. That is where I came across this interesting TED Talk by Bill Gross (video above), who is the founder of the first US-based startup accelerator: Idealab. In that time, Bill has helped launch over 150 startup companies, and had [...]

5 05, 2017

Innovation is the Most Potent Form of Leadership Development

By | May 5th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

You can’t outsource the important things. After working with more than 100 clients, we have noted one of the most critical factors in the success of an innovation project: if you outsource all of the work on your innovation projects, they will fail. It doesn’t matter if you use our humble Studio or a 7-figure [...]

28 04, 2017

What Drives Your Organization?

By | April 28th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

As strategy and innovation consultants, we get called in to organizations when they are exhausted from trying to grow significantly and not meeting their goals. In most cases, the organization is trying to do too many things without a way to tie them into a coherent meaning. Most of them need to either discover or [...]

21 03, 2017

Role of Corporations Today

By | March 21st, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Denial of a human-centric world and its impact on the planet since the industrial revolution is no longer an acceptable worldview. In March, we reached the point of no return, the point where most credible international scientists agree that damage will be unprecedented and relentless. As we have surpassed global CO2 concentrations at 400 Parts [...]

9 03, 2017

big, Big, BIG announcement: the Innovation and Creativity Summit 2017

By | March 9th, 2017|Innovation|1 Comment

After working on this in secret for months, I am thrilled to finally be able to tell you about the most exciting event of 2017: The Innovation and Creativity Summit 2017 http://www.innovationandcreativitysummit.com I’ve put together more than 45 brand new interviews with some of the world’s most thought-provoking experts so you can learn their secrets [...]

10 02, 2017

I highly recommend you check out the free Work Smarter Summit

By | February 10th, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

Get your free registration to see 40+ experts tell you all they know about working more effectively. Hi everyone, In a few weeks, I will be speaking at a unique, free, online summit called the Work Smarter Summit. Join 40+ world-class experts who share their proven tactics for getting more done, earning more money, and [...]

3 02, 2017

How this guy makes a living by stealing other people’s ideas

By | February 3rd, 2017|Innovation|0 Comments

"Nick, I have a great idea for an innovation, but I am scared someone is going to steal it!" I hear this from fear from entrepreneurs all the time. And it's a tough problem to solve. Especially as it has become so incredibly easy to just copy what is working for other people. Or in [...]

13 01, 2017

2016 Official Top 20 most influential innovation blogs & bloggers

By | January 13th, 2017|Innovation|4 Comments

Here is the only impartial list of the best Innovation blogs by the world's most influential innovation bloggers. Ladies and Gentlemen, I know you care about innovation. But with all of the hundreds of writers out there, it can be tough to know who's insights and advice are worth your attention. So over the past few [...]

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